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Parents Code of Conduct and Child Safety - A Reminder

As a Club we constantly review and update our policies in relation to a wide variety of important areas such as Child Protection, Anti -Bullying, Social Media etc. All club policies are available on the club website and we would encourage everyone to familiarise themselves with these. We plan to regularly circulate specific policies to ensure that parents, swimmers and coaches are aware of their reponsibilities.

With regard to the Parents Code of Conduct we would like remind parents and carers that they are responsible for their children in the showers, changing rooms and all areas of the complex other than poolside. The coaches are responsible only for poolside. We would therefore ask that parents ensure that they have adequate procedures in place to safeguard a child when not on poolside and specifically around dropping-off and collection at the start and end of a session.

Whilst child protection is a priority for all our coaches there are constant demands on their time at the end of session and it is not always possible for them to monitor child collection. Recently, disruption caused by snow resulted in both swim sessions that day being cancelled at the last minute. Whilst we make every effort to ensure we get a message to all swimmers we would ask that if you have to leave a pool that you first establish that the session is proceeding and that there have been no changes to the published programme.

We would also ask all parents of children swimming in our Sunday morning session to ensure that they are at the complex prior to the swim session ending at 08:45 to assist with the transition from pool to land training.

The safety of our swimmers will always be our priority and I would ask for your continued vigilance in this matter. If you see anything that puts a child in harms way I would ask that you immediatedly advise one of the coaches or a member of the committee. (28 Jan 2013)


 

Annual Club Awards Night - Raffle Winners and Thanks!

A fantastic Club Awards Night was held on Friday - brilliant turnout and thoroughly enjoyed by all. Thank you! -  to all participants and organisers!!

As announced over ₤2000 has been raised from the raffles, just over ₤300 from the three club championship raffles and ₤1800 from Awards ticketed raffle. This is an absolutely fantastic amount that will really help the club continue to flourish! This is so impressive that it literally rendered our Club President Stephen B speechless (for a while at least!).

With grateful thanks to all those who organised these fundraisers and especially to all of you who bought tickets!   It really is appreciated!

The lucky raffle winners are listed below.

Drawn by Nathan Cowan and various other children using tombola.
Winners written down by K Campbell and verified by A McCracken. 

 
Club Kit Orders - Nov 29th 2012 - An Update

The Club Gear order placed at the end of October, will be delivered no later than 14th December, but if sooner we will give out at the first opportunity.

New GASC Facebook Page

This will be used as another means of communicating to our members and their parents. The page will be used to give quick messages regarding training changes or cancellations, good luck messages, communicating success stories etc. Our website will still be used for more detailed information and photographs.  

Our Facebook and Social Network Policy is on the website under Club Policies and we would ask that EVERYONE read and be aware of this. In accordance with this policy children need to be at least 13 years of age before being able to use our page, but we welcome all parents of our swimmers to access it. We will not accept requests from anyone other than GASC members, parents and coaches.  

To gain access to this information through facebook search for Grangemouth ASC and like the page. The administrator will check that you are associated with Grangemouth ASC before confirming your access. Please be aware that there are a few unofficial pages regarding Grangemouth Amateur Swimming Club, so please make sure you are requesting access to the correct one, which now has our club logo as the profile picture.  

Misuse of the Facebook Page will not be tolerated




New Monthly Fees From January 2012

Further information available here


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>> Other Swimming Sports - 2013
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